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Racine Civic Centre under new, local management beginning in 2024

RACINE — A local company – 5k Events LLC – is expected to assume management of the Racine Civic Centre starting in 2024. The Racine Common Council’s Finance and Personnel Committee on Monday (Nov. 27) unanimously approved a bid from 5k Events and directed the city’s purchasing agent to negotiate a two-year management services contract […]

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The great Thanksgiving 2023 migration begins; Crowded airports, lower fuel prices

RACINE AND STATEWIDE — As the Thanksgiving weekend travel period gets underway, AAA Wisconsin reports that travelers will find crowded airports and lower fuel prices. According to AAA projections, 55.4 million travelers will head 50 miles or more from home over the Thanksgiving holiday travel period, which runs from Wednesday (Nov. 22) through Sunday (Nov. […]

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SBA officials visit Racine to push Small Business Saturday Nov. 25

RACINE – Officials from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) brought the message of “shopping small” and Small Business Saturday to Racine this week. Small business promotion “helps level the playing field” Geri Sanchez Aglipay, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Great Lakes Regional Administrator, said at a news conference in Racine on Thursday. – Geri […]

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2023 Christmas Lights Tour: A Chartroom tradition back in action

RACINE COUNTY —  The Chartroom Food and Spirits, better known as “The Chartroom,” is bringing back a tradition this holiday season with their dinner and Christmas Lights Tour package. The fun starts Dec. 2 and runs every Sunday until Dec. 17. Chartroom 2023 Patrons fill the dining room once again at one of Racine’s historic establishments. […]

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Support local journalism and nonprofits: Join ‘The Big Give’ by Racine County Eye

We are excited to invite you to participate in “The Big Give,” a pivotal fundraising event by Racine County Eye designed to nurture local journalism and aid nonprofit organizations in our community. Understanding the need for fundraising In an era where local journalism faces unprecedented challenges, from dwindling revenues to increased competition, fundraisers like “The […]

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Microsoft investing billions more in Mount Pleasant data centers

MOUNT PLEASANT — With the development of one set of data centers underway, Microsoft is expanding its footprint in Mount Pleasant by investing billions more in additional data centers. Press releases from the village and Gov. Tony Evers provide details about the additional $1.4 billion investment the tech giant is making in the area originally […]

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Apprenticeship open house at Gateway on Nov. 14 celebrates Registered Apprentices

An apprenticeship open house is taking place at Gateway’s SC Johnson iMET Center, 2320 Renaissance Blvd., Sturtevant, from 3 to 7 p.m. on Nov. 14. The event takes place during National Apprenticeship Week. This week is a nationwide celebration where employers, industry associations, labor organizations, community-based organizations, workforce partners, education providers, and government leaders host […]

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Tabak Law, The Prairie School, O&H Bakery support Kringle giveaway for veterans on Nov. 10

RACINE — Veterans can claim a free Kringle at O&H Danish Bakery, 5910 Washington Ave., on Nov. 10. A veteran claims his free Kringle. – The giveaway is supported by Tabak Law, The Prairie School, and O&H Danish Bakery. This is the second annual event supported by the two local businesses and school. Together, through […]

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Veteran-owned businesses take center stage at Nov. 4 Veterans Market in Waterford

RACINE COUNTY — A Veterans Market is coming to Racine County on Nov. 4 at Rusty’s Dry Goods, 307 E Main St., a veteran-owned specialty men’s store located in Waterford. Ward Lyon in Iraq, as there was an incoming rocket. It hit tent city and he was a part of the crew that went to extinguish […]

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Sport a flannel at First Fridays on Nov. 3

RACINE — It’s officially that time of year when Wisconsinites bust out their flannels. Folks are encouraged to sport that favorite flannel to this month’s First Fridays event in Downtown Racine. The monthly event will happen this month on Nov. 3 from 4 to 9 p.m. The festivities will include a live music, specials and […]

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Business Spotlight: Blueberry Hilltop Cafe

RACINE — Blueberry Hilltop Cafe has opened its doors this October serving breakfast, lunch and dinner favorites. The new cafe is located 3429 Spring St. in Mount Pleasant. Back in business with Blueberry Hilltop Cafe Lisa Mendez is not new to the restaurant business. She’s bringing her experience to her new business offering an affordable […]